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Mary StuartSep 9, 1543

David LivingstoneNov 10, 1871

Al CaponeJun 9, 1930

StalinMar 17, 1931

John DillingerOct 23, 1933

Barbra StreisandJun 17, 1967

Bob MarleyOct 8, 1980

Garth BrooksAug 3, 1997

Fidel CastroApr 19, 2011

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Central - Historical Events
Date Event
4000

Approximate domestication of the horse in the Eurasian steppes near Dereivka, central Ukraine (hypothesis only)

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1348-04-07

Prague U, 1st university in central Europe, formed by Charles IV

1519-05-09

Austrian adel/burgerij in uprising against central government

1541-08-21

Ottoman Turks under Suleiman the Magnificent capture Buda, the capital of the Hungarian Kingdom. Dominate central Hungary for 150 years

1543-09-09

Mary Stuart, at nine months old, is crowned "Queen of Scots" in the central Scottish town of Stirling.

1697-09-11

Battle of Zenta: Prince Eugen of Savoye beats Turks, ending Ottoman control of large parts of Central Europe

1793-08-10

Louvre palace officially opens in Paris as The Museum Central des Arts

1822-01-05

Central America proclaims annexation to Mexican Empire

1823-07-01

United Provinces of Central America gain independence from Mexico

1838-04-30

Nicaragua declares independence from Central American federation

1838-07-07

Central American federation is dissolved

1838-09-05

Central Museum opens in Utrecht Netherlands

1838-11-05

Honduras declares independence of Central American Federation

1857-09-12

423 die when "Central America" sinks off Cape Romain SC

1862-07-10

US begins construction of Central Pacific Railroad

1864-06-11

-12] Battle of Trevillian Station, VA (Central Railroad)

1871-11-10

Henry Morton Stanley encounters David Livingstone at Ujiji, near Lake Tanganyika in Central Africa, with the immortal words 'Dr Livingstone, I presume?'

1876-11-07

Meharry Medical College forms at Central Tennesse College

1880-02-13

Work begins on the covering of the Senne, burying Brussels's primary river and creating the modern central boulevards.

1881-01-22

Ancient Egyptian obelisk "Cleopatra's Needle" erected in Central Park, New York

1887-11-13

Bloody Sunday clashes in central London.

1889-10-15

Amsterdam Central Station officially opens

1889-11-27

1st permit issued to drive a car through Central Park (Curtis P Brady)

1891-05-15

British Central African Protectorate (now Malawi) forms

1894-04-12

British & Belgian secret accord on dividing Central-Africa

1895-06-28

El Salvador, Honduras & Nicaragua form Central American Union

1895-08-26

Electric central at Niagara Falls gives 1st steam

1896-04-25

Fight in Central Dance Hall starts fire (Cripple Creek Colorado)

1904-04-05

The first international rugby league match is played between England and an Other Nationalities team (Welsh & Scottish players) in Central Park, Wigan, England.

1904-08-16

NYC begins building Grand Central Station

1905-08-12

King Leopold II opens Central Station Antwerp

1907-11-13

The Conference of Central American States, convoked in response to the war between Honduras and Nicaragua, meets in Washington DC to promote unification

1908-09-04

Caledonia & Hillhurst Football Clubs play for Central Alberta Rugby Football League championship

1909-01-14

Coöp. Far. Central Management forms

1913-02-02

NYC's Grand Central Terminal opens

1915-10-05

Bulgaria enters World War I as one of the Central Powers.

1915-10-09

Belgrade Serbia, surrenders to Central leaders

1916-06-06

With the death of Yuan Shikai, who has ruled much of China since 1912, the central government virtually collapses in the face of warlords who assert themselves, including Sun Yat-Sen

1916-09-11

The Quebec Bridge's central span collapses during reconstruction, killing 11 men, following initially total collapsed on August 29, 1907.

1916-12-06

World War I: The Central Powers capture Bucharest.

1917-10-26

World War I:Brazil declared in state of war with Central Powers.

1917-12-15

World War I: An armistice is reached between the new Russian Bolshevik government and the Central Powers.

1919-03-23

Moscow's Politburo/Central Committee forms

1923-02-02

US signs friendship treaty with Central American countries

1923-04-18

Poland annexes Central Lithuania

1929-04-08

Indian Independence Movement: At the Delhi Central Assembly, Bhagat Singh and Batukeshwar Dutt throw handouts and bombs to court arrest.

1930-06-09

Chicago Tribune reporter Jake Lingle is killed during rush hour at the Illinois Central train station by the Leo Vincent Brothers, allegedly over a $100,000 USD gambling debt owed to Al Capone.

1931-03-17

Stalin throws Krupskaya Lenin out of Central Committee

1931-05-11

Credit-Anstalt, Austria's largest bank, fails, beginning financial collapse of Central Europe

1933-10-23

John Dillinger and his gang rob Central National Bank, in Greencastle, Indiana. They take $75, 000

1937-10-13

A recorded trace of snow in Central Park, NYC

1938-12-17

Utrecht Central Station destroyed by fire

1943-03-19

Frank Nitti, the Chicago Outfit Boss after Al Capone, commits suicide at the Chicago Central Railyard.

1943-12-28

All Kalmyk inhabitants of of the Russian Republic of Kalmukkie deported by the Soviet Union to Central Asia and Siberia. Many die on route

1944-01-29

World War II: The Battle of Cisterna takes place in central Italy.

1944-02-23

Forced deportation of the Chechen and Ingush people to Central Asia.

1944-06-20

Congress charters Central Intelligence Agency

1944-06-23

Russian offensive in central front sector

1944-10-23

First Central Kitchen opens in Amsterdam

1946-01-22

US president sets up CIA, Central Intelligence Agency

1947-07-03

252,288 people (record) pass through Grand Central Station, NYC

1949-06-20

Central Intelligence Agency Act passes

1949-07-06

Freak heat wave sent central coast of Portugal to 158°F for 2 minutes

1951-10-14

Organization of Central American States forms

1952-03-21

31 storms crosses 6 states killing 340 in South-Central US

1956-01-01

A new year event causes panic and stampedes at Yahiko Shrine, Yahiko, central Niigata, Japan, killing at least 124 people.

1956-05-01

A doctor in Japan reports an "epidemic of an unknown disease of the central nervous system", marking the official discovery of Minamata disease.

1957-09-25

300 US Army troops guard 9 black kids return to Central HS in Ark

1957-11-27

Army withdraws for Little Rock Ark, after Central HS integration

1958-05-08

US President Eisenhower orders National Guard out of Central HS, Little Rock, Arkansas

1958-05-27

Ernest Green & 600 whites graduate from Little Rock's Central HS

1958-12-01

Central African Rep made autonomous member of Fr Comm (Natl Day)

1960-07-12

Congo, Chad & Central African Republic declare independence

1960-08-13

Central African Republic & Chad proclaim independence from France

1960-09-02

The first election of the Parliament of the Central Tibetan Administration, in history of Tibet. The Tibetan community observes this date as the Democracy Day.

1963-08-11

Four ANC political detainees escape from Pretoria Central prison in South Africa

1966-01-01

Milt coup by Col Jean-Bédell Bokassa in Central African Republic

1966-06-30

Richard Helms promoted from deputy director to 8th director of US Central Intelligence Agency

1967-04-04

Amsterdam Marines chase out "nozems" of Central Station

1967-04-04

Marines chase "Nozems" out of Amsterdam Central Station

1967-06-17

Barbra Streisand: A Happening in Central Park performed

1968-02-14

Pennsylvania Railroad/NYC Central merge into Penn Central

1968-04-02

Chad creates Union of Central African States

1968-09-15

"Barbra Streisand: A Happening in Central Park" Show on CBS TV

1972-12-23

6.25 Earthquake destroys central Managua Nicaragua, 10,000 die

1976-04-10

Cleveland Cavaliers win their 1st NBA Central Division title

1977-07-20

The Central Intelligence Agency releases documents under the Freedom of Information Act revealing it had engaged in mind control experiments.

1977-12-04

Jean-Bedel Bokassa crowns himself ruler of Central African Empire

1979-01-25

22.2-km Oshimizu railroad tunnel holed through, central Honshu, Japan

1979-06-03

"Madwoman of Central Park West" opens on Broadway

1979-06-13

"Madwoman of Central Park West" opens at 22 Steps NYC for 86 perfs

1979-08-24

Cars play concert in NY Central Park

1979-08-25

"Madwoman of Central Park West" closes at 22 Steps NYC after 86 perfs

1979-09-20

Coup in Central African Rep: David Dacko overthrows emperor Bokassa I

1979-10-10

Recorded trace of snow in Central Park NYC

1980-10-08

After playing two shows at the Madison Square Garden, Bob Marley collapsed in Central Park while jogging, brought to Sloan-Kettering Hospital

1981-05-24

Hostage situation ends at Central Bank in Barcelona Spain

1981-09-01

Military coup under general Kolingba in Central African Republic, President Dacko flees

1981-09-19

Simon & Garfunkel reunite for a NYC Central Park concert

1981-11-29

Major Iranian offensive mounted on central front

1982-06-12

750,000 anti-nuclear demonstrators, rally in Central Park NYC

1983-07-21

Storm cuts short Diana Ross' free concert in NY's Central Park

1984-03-14

Gerry Adams, head of Sinn Féin, is seriously wounded in an assassination attempt in central Belfast.

1984-03-21

Part of Central Park is named Strawberry Fields honoring John Lennon

1984-10-15

Central Intelligence Agency Information Act passes

1984-12-19

Fire at Wilberg Mine in central Utah killed 27 people

1985-01-14

16 indicted by US for granting sanctuary to Central American refugees

1985-10-09

Central Park's Strawberry Fields, dedicated

1986-04-29

800,000 books destroyed by fire in LA Central Library

1986-07-27

Iraqi jets attack central Iranian city of Arak; Iran threatens missile attack of gulf states supporting Iraq

1986-11-21

Central African Republic adopts constitution

1987-06-12

Central Afr Rep ex-emperor Jean-Bédell Bokassa sentenced to death

1987-08-07

5 Central American presidents sign peace accord in Guatemala

1988-08-08

Renovated Central Park Zoo reopens after 4 years

1988-11-09

"Prince of Central Park" opens at Belasco Theater NYC for 4 perfs

1989-08-20

Dredger "Bow Belle" collides with pleasure boat "Marchioness" on the River Thames in central London; the "Marchioness" sinks in 30 seconds, drowning 51

1989-11-04

The congress of the Solidarity Party is inaugurated in Sweden. The congress decides, contrary to the proposal of the central committee, not to disband the party.

1989-11-11

"Prince of Central Park" closes at Belasco Theater NYC after 4 perfs

1991-08-15

750,000 attend Paul Simon's free concert in Central Park

1993-09-02

Central African Republic ex-emperor Bokassa freed

1994-08-17

NY Central park reservior officially named after Jackie Kennedy Onasis

1994-09-08

Man shoots another man on IRT #4 train at Grand Central Station

1995-09-08

Cleveland Indians clinch 1st AL Central Division title

1995-09-20

Cincinnati Reds becomes 1st team to clinch NL Central

1997-06-23

In the Central African Republic, soldiers fire on foreign peacekeepers in the third major rebellion since May

1997-08-03

Garth Brooks performs a free concert in Central Park NY for HBO

1998-01-01

The European Central Bank is established.

1998-05-02

The European Central Bank is founded in Brussels in order to define and execute the European Union's monetary policy.

1999-09-21

Chi-Chi earthquake occurs in central Taiwan, leaving about 2,400 people dead.

2001-03-26

Kazakhstan's Prime Minister opens an oil pipeline from the giant Tengiz Field to the Russian port of Novorossiysk on Monday, giving the Central Asian producer its first direct link to international markets

2004-11-30

Lion Air Flight 538 crash lands in Surakarta, Central Java, Indonesia, killing 26.

2005-03-12

Tung Chee Hwa, the first Chief Executive of Hong Kong, steps down from his post after his resignation is approved by the Chinese central government.

2007-02-19

Three Salvadoran deputies to the Central American Parliament and their driver are murdered in Guatemala.

2007-04-26

Queen's Pier is officially closed by the Hong Kong Government, after a bitter struggle by conservationists, in order to facilitate land reclamation in Hong Kong's Central district

2007-07-27

Phoenix News Helicopter Collision: News helicopters from Phoenix, Arizona television stations KNXV and KTVK collide over Steele Indian School Park in central Phoenix while covering a police chase; there were no survivors. This was the first known incidence of two news helicopters colliding in mid-air, and the worst civil aviation incident in Phoenix history.

2010-02-27

Central Chile is hit with an 8.8 magnitude earthquake.

2011-04-19

Fidel Castro resigns from the Communist Party of Cuba's central committee after 45 years of holding the title.

2011-07-22

Norway is the victim of twin terror attacks, the first being a bomb blast which targeted government buildings in central Oslo, the second being a massacre at a youth camp on the island of Utøya.

2012-02-06

6.9 magnitude quake hits near the central Philipines with 43 confirmed deaths

2012-06-04

Car bomb kills 26 and injures 190 people in central Baghdad, Iraq

2012-12-18

The Seleka rebel coalition kills 15 people during its capture of Bria, the Central African Republic

2012-12-23

The Seleka rebel coalition takes over Bambari, the third largest town in the Central African Republic

2013-06-25

37 people are killed after a gold mine collapses in the Central African Republic

2013-09-09

60 people are killed in conflict between rebels and loyalists in the Central African Republic

2013-09-11

12 Alawite sect members are killed by rebel fighters in central Syria

2013-10-09

60 people are killed in clashes between militias and Seleka rebels in the Central African Republic

2014-11-23

A magnitude 6.7 earthquake strikes central Japan

2016-02-21

Central African Republic elects former PM Touadera as president

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Central - Notable Birthdays

TamerlaneApr 9, 1336

Frederick Law OlmstedApr 26, 1822

George WestinghouseOct 6, 1846

Elizabeth SmartDec 27, 1913

Central - Birthdays
Date Event
1336-04-09

Tamerlane (Timur), Central Asian, Turkic conqueror and founder of the Timurid Dynasty (d. 1405)

1786-01-08

Nicholas Biddle, made 2nd bank of US 1st effective central bank

1792-10-03

Francisco Morazán, Central American statesman

1805-11-28

John Stephens, US archaeologist; founded study of Central America

1821-02-16

Heinrich Barth, Hamburg Germany, geographer/explorer (Central Africa)

1822-04-26

Frederick Law Olmsted, Hartford, Connecticut, writer and landscape architect (designed Central Park)

1822-09-16

Charles S Crocker, Pres of Central & South Pacific Railroad

1827-05-16

Petrus J H Cuypers, architect (Amsterdam Museum, Central station)

1839-03-31

Nikolay Przhevalsky, naturalist, explorer of east central Asia (OS)

1846-10-06

George Westinghouse, Central Bridge, New York, entrepreneur and engineer (alternated US currency), (d. 1914)

1882-04-07

Arthur Gruenberger, Central Park

1893-04-07

Allen Dulles, American Central Intelligence Agency director (d. 1969)

1905-05-20

Harry Campion, statistician/founder (Brit Central Statistical Office)

1906-09-08

Andrei P Kirilenko, Russian member of Central Committee of CP

1909-07-23

Helen Martin, Don't Be a Menace to South Central While Drinking Your Juice in the Hood

1912-11-28

Heinz Galinski, President (Central council for Jews in Germany)

1913-12-27

Elizabeth Smart, Ottawa Ontario, Canadian author (By Grand Central Station I Sat Down and Wept)

1914-02-23

Margaret Farrer, CEO (Central Midwives Board)

1917-09-11

Henderson Forsythe, Macon MO, actor (Crisis at Central High)

1919-12-20

Abe Hirschfeld, Prince of Central Park

1922-02-28

William Skipper, Up in Central Park

1922-05-18

GMcC Kitson, British principal (Central School of Speech/Drama)

1926-06-22

Ken Greengrass, Comedy Central Presents: The N.Y. Friars Club Roast of Drew Carey

1927-01-28

Anthony Garner, director (Conservative Central Office)

1927-07-10

David Dinkins, The Central Park Five

1928-03-25

William D. Middleton, The New York Central: The Water Level Route

1928-11-11

Sanford Socolow, JFK: One PM Central Standard Time

1929-08-13

Michael Beavis, deputy cmdr-in-chief (Allied Forces Central Europe)

1929-10-16

Fernanda Montenegro, Central Station

1929-9-10

Tommy Leonetti, Massacre at Central High

1930-08-30

Hristo Hristov, Hotel Central

1930-09-29

Morag Timbury, director (Central Public Health Laboratory)

1932-02-14

Jack Hibbert, director (Central Statistical Office)

1932-04-28

Veselin Branev, Hotel Central

1933-01-19

Marc F A Andries, Flemish actor (Central Station)

1933-05-23

Othon Bastos, Central Station

1934-06-20

Zhivko Garvanov, Hotel Central

1934-12-30

Joseph P. Hoar, former US Central Command commander

1937-01-25

Ange-Félix Patassé, President of the Central African Republic

1937-9-20

Wanda Lou Willis, Central State

1939-07-21

Starr Saphir, Birders: The Central Park Effect

1941-09-21

R. James Woolsey, Jr., Central Intelligence Agency director

1942-01-26

William McLennan, CEO (Central Statistical Office)

1943-01-22

Marília Pêra, Central Station

1943-03-23

Peter Graves, supt minister (Westminster Central Hall)

1944-03-15

Linda Fontanette, South Central

1944-12-10

Sharon Rockefeller, The Central Park Five

1944-12-30

William J. Fallon, U.S. Navy Admiral, former U.S. Central Command commander

1945-01-30

Otávio Augusto, Central Station

1945-03-17

Michael Hayden, General USAF, Director of the Central Intelligence Agency

1946-08-14

Larry Graham Jr, rocker (Graham Central Station-One in a Million You)

1947-01-01

Alan Abelew, Don't Be a Menace to South Central While Drinking Your Juice in the Hood

1948-02-01

Jennifer Adams, superintendent (Central Royal Parks)

1949-05-10

Curt M. Faudon, Central Park

1949-07-19

Calvin O. Butts III, The Central Park Five

1950-03-18

Chuck Schulthies II, Don't Be a Menace to South Central While Drinking Your Juice in the Hood

1950-05-14

William B. Jones, Crisis at Central High

1951-05-18

Stela Freitas, Central Station

1951-08-17

Valentin Gadzhokov, Hotel Central

1952-04-12

Kim Highland, The Old Quarry and Other Haunted Places of Central New York

1953-03-14

Brian Ruggles, Simon and Garfunkel: The Concert in Central Park

1953-07-29

Ken Burns, The Central Park Five

1953-12-22

Ray Underwood, Massacre at Central High

1954-04-15

Derrel Maury, Massacre at Central High

1954-04-21

Luiz Brasil, Central Station

1956-06-30

Paris Barclay, Don't Be a Menace to South Central While Drinking Your Juice in the Hood

1956-07-08

Iren Krivoshieva, Hotel Central

1958-07-19

Michael Spielberg, South Central

1959-03-16

Flavor Flav, Comedy Central Roast of Flavor Flav

1959-04-13

Butch Taylor, Dave Matthews Band: The Central Park Concert

1959-05-29

Tamayo Otsuki, Don't Be a Menace to South Central While Drinking Your Juice in the Hood

1959-11-23

Don Reed, Don't Be a Menace to South Central While Drinking Your Juice in the Hood

1960-03-16

Steven Jon Whritner, It Came From Grand Central Station

1960-05-27

John L. Chaldu, Don't Be a Menace to South Central While Drinking Your Juice in the Hood

1960-06-24

Trisha Meili, the "Central Park Jogger"

1960-06-24

Trisha Meili, The Central Park Jogger Case: What Went Wrong?

1961-07-08

Toby Keith, Comedy Central Roast of Larry the Cable Guy

1961-07-19

Lisa Lampanelli, Comedy Central Roast of Larry the Cable Guy

1962-02-07

Garth Brooks, Garth Live from Central Park

1962-08-14

The Lady Bunny, Comedy Central Roast of Pamela Anderson

1964-01-26

Chico César, Central Station

1964-04-07

Sophia Faskianos, The Central Park Jogger

1965-07-14

Rick Austin, Comedy Central Roast of Charlie Sheen

1965-9-19

Blaine Capatch, Comedy Central Roast of Roseanne

1966-03-01

LaRita Shelby, South Central

1966-08-30

Michael Michele, Evansville In, actress (Nikki-Central Park West)

1967-03-11

John Barrowman, Glasgow, Scottish born actor (Peter Fairchild-Central Park West)

1968-01-02

Chris Spencer, Don't Be a Menace to South Central While Drinking Your Juice in the Hood

1968-02-09

Paul Claxton, Vidalia GA, Nike golfer (NIKE Central Georgia Open-38th)

1968-08-08

Telma Cunha, Central Station

1969-08-13

Felipe Lacerda, Central Station

1969-08-31

Scott Harvey, Dave Matthews Band: The Central Park Concert

1969-10-16

Roy Hargrove, The Central Park Five

1969-9-13

Keith Murray, Don't Be a Menace to South Central While Drinking Your Juice in the Hood

1970-02-17

Marcos Bernstein, Central Station

1970-02-17

João Emanuel Carneiro, Central Station

1970-03-10

Guy Nicolucci, Comedy Central Roast of Charlie Sheen

1971-04-14

Gregg Zaun, Blue Jays Central

1971-07-17

Pedro R. Soto, Hospital Central

1971-07-23

Dalvin DeGrate, Don't Be a Menace to South Central While Drinking Your Juice in the Hood

1973-05-17

Alejandro Hartmann, AU3 (Autopista Central)

1973-07-05

Joe, Don't Be a Menace to South Central While Drinking Your Juice in the Hood

1974-10-24

Pia Guanio, Showbiz Central

1975-04-30

Kenneth Scicluna, Central Express

1976-02-15

Brandon Richard Jones, Sunday Sports Central

1976-10-22

Musa Bakeer, South Central

1977-01-25

Jonathon Ragsdale, Comedy Central Roast of Charlie Sheen

1977-06-01

Jago Cooper, Lost Kingdoms of Central America

1977-12-17

Christian Coleman, South Central

1978-03-11

Esperança Motta, Central Station

1978-04-23

Jillian Cohen, Abu Dhabi Central Market

1979-06-12

Diego Milito, Fecha 01: Racing vs. Rosario Central

1979-10-31

Saaphyri Windsor, Comedy Central Roast of Flavor Flav

1980-04-21

Rebecca Zlotowski, Grand Central

1981-03-18

Brian Kotowski, Mariah Carey: Live from Central Park

1981-11-03

Barton Kimball, Comedy Central Roast of Charlie Sheen

1982-05-25

Ryan Moran, Comedy Central Roast of Charlie Sheen

1983-03-09

Matt Kristek, Dance Central 2

1984-01-16

Athena Zoe Hogue, Comedy Central Roast of Charlie Sheen

1984-01-21

Raymond Gutierrez, Showbiz Central

1984-02-22

Jennifer Toof, Comedy Central Roast of Flavor Flav

1985-07-18

Vinícius de Oliveira, Central Station

1986-9-22

Jessica Blackwell, Central Booking

1987-9-30

Patrick J.P. Duffy, The Pirates of Central Park

1988-06-10

Susana Abril, Susana Abril Fully Nude in Central Square

1989-01-27

Eric Gustafsson, Operation: Central

1989-04-04

Leslie Atkins, Mariah Carey: Live from Central Park

1989-12-22

Jordin Sparks, Verizon Super Bowl Central Kickoff Concert

1990-11-05

Charles Leek, City Central

1991-10-17

Tyler Shamy, Dance Central

1992-9-09

Alex Gibbs, Comedy Central Roast of Justin Bieber

Central - Notable Weddings

James GandolfiniAug 30, 2008

Central - Weddings
Date Event
1985-09-18

Comedian Jeff Foxworthy (27) weds Pamela Gregg at New York City's Central Park

2001-11-10

"Four Weddings and A Funeral" actress Andie MacDowell (43) weds businessman Rhett Hartzog (42) at Central United Methodist Church in Asheville, North Carolina

2003-08-10

Fox News correspondent Geraldo Rivera (60) weds former Rivera Live producer Erica Levy (28) at Manhattan's Central Synagogue

2006-01-05

Adult film actress Linsey Dawn McKenzie (27) weds former Wimbledon F.C. and Northern Ireland footballer Mark Williams (35) at the central London register office

2008-02-19

"The Lord of The Rings" actor Sean Bean (49) weds actress Georgina Sutcliffe (29) at Marylebone Registry Office in central London

2008-08-30

"The Sopranos" actor James Gandolfini (46) weds former model Deborah Lin (40) at Central Union Church in Honolulu, Hawaii

Central - Notable Deaths

Frederick Law OlmstedAug 28, 1903

Elizabeth SmartMar 4, 1986

Central - Deaths
Date Event
1842-09-15

José Francisco Morazán Quezada, President of The Federal Republic of Central America (b. 1792)

1848-04-04

Ludwig Leichhardt, German explorer of northern and central Australia, dies on an expedition at 34

1865-11-25

Heinrich Barth, German historian/geographer (Central Africa), dies

1903-08-28

Frederick Law Olmsted, American writer and landscape architect (designed Central Park) dies aged 81

1912-11-28

Heinz Galinski, chairman (Central Council for Jews in Germany), dies

1935-08-21

Arthur Gruenberger, Central Park

1955-07-10

Henry W Methorst, Dutch director (Central Bureau of Statistic), dies

1959-03-29

Barthelemy Boganda, Central African Republic's 1st president, dies

1960-08-30

Sue MacVeigh, Grand Central Murder

1986-03-04

Elizabeth Smart, Canadian author (By Grand Central Station I Sat Down and Wept), dies of a heart attack at 72

1986-08-26

Jennifer Levin, strangled by Robert Chambers in Central Park

1987-10-15

William Skipper, Up in Central Park

1992-07-19

Heinz Galinski, Pres (Central council for Jews in Germany), dies at 79

1992-09-27

Wim Van Exter, founder Unity Profession Central (1944), dies

1993-01-16

Ray Underwood, Massacre at Central High

1995-01-06

Edward Sutcliffe, judge (British Central Criminal Court), dies at 77

1997-04-15

Zdenek Mlynar, Sec of Czech Communist Central Committee (1968), dies

1998-07-21

Zhivko Garvanov, Hotel Central

1999-03-18

Elizabeth Huckaby, Crisis at Central High

2000-03-25

Helen Martin, Don't Be a Menace to South Central While Drinking Your Juice in the Hood

2003-02-05

Helge Boes, American Central Intelligence Agency officer

2003-04-23

James H. Critchfield, American Central Intelligence agent (b. 1917)

2003-11-20

David Dacko, first President of the Central African Republic (b. 1930)

2004-10-08

Linda Fontanette, South Central

2005-03-28

Hristo Hristov, Hotel Central

2005-07-09

Abe Hirschfeld, Prince of Central Park

2007-08-29

Richard Jewell, central figure in the 1996 Centennial Olympic Park bombing (b. 1962)

2008-01-25

Michael Spielberg, South Central

2010-09-29

Greg Giraldo, American comedian (Comedy Central Roast) (b.1965)

2011-07-11

William D. Middleton, The New York Central: The Water Level Route

2013-02-05

Starr Saphir, Birders: The Central Park Effect

2014-02-21

Veselin Branev, Hotel Central

2014-04-10

Ken Greengrass, Comedy Central Presents: The N.Y. Friars Club Roast of Drew Carey

2015-01-31

Sanford Socolow, JFK: One PM Central Standard Time


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